Vietnamese people in RoK celebrate Tet

Wednesday, 11/01/2023 16:02
A Homeland Spring program was held by the Vietnamese Embassy in the Republic of Korea (RoK) in Seoul on January 8 to bring a warm Lunar New Year (Tet) atmosphere to the Vietnamese community in the host nation.
At the program (Photo: VNA) 

Tet, the biggest festival in a year of Vietnamese people, will take place from January 21-25, 2013.

Speaking at the event, Vietnamese Ambassador to RoK Nguyen Vu Tung said that Vietnamese people in the RoK have stayed united and helped each other to overcome difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, gain successes, and maintain contributions to the homeland.

According to the Ambassador, 2023 is the first year Vietnam and the RoK have realized the upgrade of their ties within the framework of the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership, with a purpose of upholding bilateral relations in all fields, especially economics, education, science technology, and people-to-people exchanges.

He called on the community to make efforts as well as active and effective contributions to the common goal of the two countries.

At the program, President of the Overseas Vietnamese Association in the RoK Vu Duc Luong said that the program has a great significance to the Vietnamese community in the host country, especially those who cannot return home for Tet.

During the program, participants enjoyed traditional Vietnamese Tet atmosphere with traditional dishes on Tet and lucky money giving custom./.